Code of Conduct
This Code of Conduct (“Code”) constitutes a legally binding undertaking made between the user of the electronic resources of the College of the North Atlantic in Qatar (“CNAQ”), and concerning user’s access to and use of www.cna-qatar.com as well as any other media form, media channel, mobile website or mobile application related, linked, or otherwise connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”), to participate in the virtual career fair.
User agrees that by accessing the Site, they will be deemed to have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the terms of the Code.
This Code sets out mandatory standards that must be adhered to by the users of CNAQ’s Site. By using the Site, user agrees to be bound by this Code. User understands that CNAQ reserves the right to amend this Code from time to time, and therefore undertakes to review it periodically, to remain abreast of any changes. The user will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised the Code by continuing the use of the Site after the date such revised Code is published.
User agrees that their use of the Site will be governed and guided by the following principles:
- Respect for the law and system of government;
- Respect for persons and their rights;
- Diligence; and
- Economy and efficiency.
Content by User
The user agrees to adhere to this Code and undertakes to be responsible for all content that they download, use, post, share, or upload. User undertakes to also comply with all applicable law of the State of Qatar. User acknowledges that CNAQ is not and shall not be responsible for user content and undertakes to refrain from downloading, using, posting, sharing, or uploading any content that may cause harm, offence, damage to others, or constitute an infringement of third-party intellectual property rights or prohibited use of the Site, as defined below.
Prohibited Use of the Site
User undertakes, when using the Site, that they will not engage in or attempt to engage in any of the following practices, which constitute prohibited use of the Site, and which constitutes misconduct, punishable under the applicable CNAQ policies:
- Violating any applicable law or regulation;
- Uploading, transmitting, or otherwise sharing any content the user do not have the right to upload, transmit, or share;
- Using the Site for personal financial gain or non-educational, commercial purposes;
- Accessing the Site for personal use so that CNAQ incurs noticeable, incremental costs through lost productivity, direct charges, or interference with CNAQ operations;
- Sharing or providing access to the Site with unauthorized individuals;
- Installing unauthorized software or equipment;
- Disclosing confidential or sensitive information without consent or authorization;
- Violating policy or measures intended to ensure network, computer, and data security and to safeguard against theft or loss;
- Violating copyright law, such as sharing copyrighted electronic material without permission or otherwise engaging in illegal file-sharing activities;
- Violating terms of software licensing agreements;
- Creating a hostile work/learning environment;
- Using a CNAQ e-mail account for unofficial or unauthorized purposes;
- Assuming a false identity, or masking the identity of an account or machine without permission;
- Implying CNAQ endorsement of a product, service, or statement without approval;
- Using CNAQ’s name or seal without appropriate authorization;
- Uploading, transmitting, or otherwise sharing content that infringes any trademark, patent, trade secret, copyright, publicity, privacy, or other right of CNAQ or of any third party;
- Uploading or transmitting content that infringes the law or third party rights, or which includes activities or statements which are discriminatory, offensive, obscene or defamatory or which may cause offence to others on grounds of nationality, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion, faith or disability;
- Uploading or transmitting content that is unlawful, fraudulent, untrue, stalking, harassing, libelous, abusive, tortious, threatening, hateful, harmful or otherwise objectionable as determined in CNAQ’s sole discretion;
- Posting messages that support or condone any illegal activities, such as drug use, piracy, hacks, etc.
- Causing damage to CNAQ’s business, reputation, employees, students, members, facilities, or to any other person or legal entity;
- Attempting to intercept, collect or store data about third parties without their knowledge or consent;
- Deleting, tampering with, or revising content posted by any other user unless otherwise permitted;
- Sending or attempting to send unsolicited or unauthorized messages, including promotions or advertisements for products or services, "spam", "chain mail" or "junk mail";
- Attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Site;
- Interfering or attempting to interfere with the access of any user of the Site, including by sending a "virus" to the Site or any network or system provided by CNAQ or used to operate the Site, or overloading, "flooding," "spamming," "crashing," or "mailbombing" any of the foregoing;
- Using the Site to make fraudulent offers to sell or buy products, items, or services or to advance any type of financial scam;
- aa. Excessively high-volume data transfers or bandwidth consumption, hosting of a web server, internet relay chat server, or any other server, and non-traditional end user activities; or
- bb. Accessing the Site using false, inaccurate or misleading information, subscribing to the Site in another person’s or a false name or accessing the Site on behalf of other persons, who are not qualified for or previously blocked from the Site.
Code of Conduct Violations
User acknowledges that, if CNAQ suspects violations of this Code, it may institute disciplinary measures, or legal action and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in bringing legal proceedings against violators, and that CNAQ may install, implement, manage, and operate one or more software, monitoring, or other solutions designed to assist in identifying or tracking user activities that CNAQ considers to be illegal or a violation of this Code. User acknowledges that, CNAQ reserves the right to revoke their access privileges and/or take other disciplinary action against them if they do not comply with this Code or any applicable CNAQ policies/procedures.
To report a violation of this Code, please contact CNAQ at: